AU in the News

7/31/15John Dowdell, director of Gill Center Outreach, has been interviewed by a number of media regarding the Obama Administration's announcement that it will offer Pell Grants to some prisoners. Dowdell was interviewed on NPR Radio's Marketplace and was quoted in the July 31 issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education in an article titled "Pell Grants for Prisoners? A Limited Program Sparks Hope for Broader Change.Dowdell, who runs the correctional education program at AU, also serves as co-editor of The Journal of Correctional Education. AU's program is the oldest postsecondary correctional program in the U.S.

 

7/17/15Several media ran the story about AU's new president Dr. Carlos Campo meeting with United States Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) in Washington, D.C. during Brown's weekly coffee with constituents. “I enjoyed meeting with President Campo and I look forward to working with him to ensure that Ashland University students continue to receive a quality, first-class education,” Brown said.

http://www.brown.senate.gov/newsroom/press/release/sen-brown-meets-with-...

7/07/15The Ashbrook Center's event on July 6 to celebrate Dr. Peter Schramm, who has been battling melanoma and recently received a very grim diagnosis, was covered by the Powerline blog as well as a number of media outlets such as Richland Source, WMFD TV and Ashland Times-Gazette. 

http://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2015/07/peter-the-great-for-our-ti...

http://www.richlandsource.com/news/peter-schramm-friends-hold-a-conversa...

http://www.wvno.com/local-news/single.asp?story=64846

5/20/15John Dowdell, director of Gill Center Outreach, was quoted in an Inside Higher Education article titled "Bringing Back Pell for Prisoners," Dowdell, who runs the correctional education program at AU, also serves as co-editor of The Journal of Correctional Education. AU's program is the oldest postsecondary correctional program in the U.S.

 

5/01/15Esther J. Cepeda's syndicated column for the Washington Post quoted Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center at AU. The article, titled "Disappointment in the latest Nation's Report Card, discussed the findings of children's knowledge of history, civics and geography on the 2014 test, called the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The results of the test showed that less than one-in-five eighth graders have a proficient grasp of United States history, and less than a quarter have a proficient grasp of civics.

The column was picked up by a number of media, including the Salt Lake Tribune. 
http://www.sltrib.com/opinion/2465119-155/cepeda-disappointment-in-the-n...

 

 

  

4/29/15The Washington Examiner and the Bloomberg Business News both quoted Roger Beckett, executive director of the Ashbrook Center at AU, in articles that discussed the findings of children's knowledge of history, civics and geography on the 2014 test, called the National Assessment of Educational Progress. The results of the test were released today (April 29). The tests showed that less than one-in-five eighth graders have a proficient grasp of United States history, and less than a quarter have a proficient grasp of civics.
 

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/eighth-graders-struggling-with-basic-u...

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-04-29/democracy-comes-second...

4/24/15WMFD-TV in Mansfield covered the Ohio Consortium Conference hosted by Ashland University's College of Nursing and Health Sciences. About 125 fauclty and healthcare organization educators, who direct or teach in simulation laboratories across the state of Ohio, attended the conference.

4/18/15Matt Tullis, associate professor of journalism and adviser to The Collegian, was interviewed by Bill Littlefield, host of the National Public Radio show "Only A Game." During this interview, Tullis talked about his new SB Nation Longform story "The Ghosts I Run With," which was published on Wednesday. Tullis's segment aired on "Only A Game" this past weekend. The show's broadcast times vary depending on local NPR affiliates. You can listen to the interview here​.

 

 

 

 

 

4/15/15​Matt Tullis, associate professor of journalism and advisor to The Collegian, published "The Ghosts I Run With," style="font-size: 12.006383895874px; line-height: 20.0063037872314px;">a piece of memoir on running and childhood cancer on the national sports website SB Nation Longform Wednesday, April 15. The piece focuses on the children and other cancer patients Tullis knew when he was battling childhood leukemia as a teenager, most of whom did not survive, and how he often finds himself thinking about them when he goes on long runs. 

You can read the story by clicking here

 

 

 

4/14/15The Daily Jeffersonian in Cambridge, Ohio, ran a story on Dr. Nigel Brush, professor of geology, and his archaeological excavations near Prairie Chapel in Coshocton County. The article also promoted Brush's upcoming presentation of his findings, titled, "The James Crawford Site and 18th Century Captivity Narratives: In the Heart of "Indian Country," at the Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum on April 23 at 6:30 p.m.

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